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ATMOS Briefing - February 2020 Issue
 

For inquiries about the UIUC Atmospheric Sciences briefing, contact Joe Jeffries. (jeffris2@illinois.edu) 

 
 
 

Publications
 

Borque, P., Nesbitt, S., Trapp, R., Lasher-Trapp, S., and Oue, M., 2020: Observational study of the Thermodynamics and morphological characteristics of a midlatitude continental cold pool event. Mon. Wea. Rev., 719-737. https://experts.illinois.edu/en/publications/observational-study-of-the thermodynamics-and-morphological-chara

Bastos, A., Jain, A., et al., 2020: Sources of uncertainty in regional and global terrestrial CO2 exchange estimates, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, https://doi.org/10.1029/2019GB006393

Deb Burman, P.K., Sarma, D., Chakraborty, S., Karipot, A., Jain, A., 2020: The effect of Indian summer monsoon on the seasonal variation of carbon sequestration by a forest ecosystem over North East India, Springer Nature Applied Sciences, https://doi.org/10.1007/s42452-019-1934-x

El Masri, B., Jain, A., et. al., 2019: Carbon and Water Use Efficiencies: A Comparative Analysis of Ten Terrestrial Ecosystem Models under Changing Climate. Sci Rep 9, 14680. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-50808-7

Friedlingstein, P., Jain, A., et al., 2019: Global Carbon Budget 2019: Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 1783–1838, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-1783-2019

Huntzinger, D., Jain, A., et al., 2020: Evaluation of simulated soil carbon dynamics in Arctic-Boreal ecosystems, Environ. Res. Lett. 15, https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ab6784

Kondo, M., Jain, A., et. al., 2019: State of the science in reconciling top-down and bottom-up approaches for terrestrial CO2 budget, Global Change Biology, https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14917

Loeb, N., Wang, H., Allan, R., Andrews, T., Armour, K., Cole, J., Dufresne, J., Forster, P., Gettelman, A., Mauritsen, T., Ming, Y., Paynter, D., Proistosescu, C., Stuecker, M., Willén, U., Wyser, K., 2020: New Generation of Climate Models Track Recent Unprecedented Changes in Earth’s Radiation Budget Observed by CERES. Geophysical Research Letters, https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1029/2019GL086705

Marshak, S., Rauber, R., 2020: Earth Science, Edition 2. Champaign: W. W. Norton & Company.

Merryfield, W., Miller, D., et al, 2020: Current and emerging developments in Subseasonal to decadal prediction. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 0, https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMSD-19-0037.1

 
 
 

Presentations
 

Jain, A., Lin, T., “Crop Growth Modeling: ISAM Approach, Global Gridded Crop Model Intercomparison (GGCMI) – AgMIP”, Montpellier, France, February 6-7, 2010. (Invited Talk)

Dey, S., Dutta, S., Di Girolamo, L., “Does the new MISR cloud mask provide improved cloud climatology?”, MISR Science Team Meeting, Pasadena, CA. February 12-13, 2020.

Di Girolamo, L., et al., “Terra Level 1 data fusion at scale: from production to applications.”, MISR Science Team Meeting, Pasadena, CA., February 12-13, 2020.

Di Girolamo, L., et al., “Improved cloud microphysical properties through MISR and MODIS fusion.”, MISR Science Team Meeting, Pasadena, CA, February 12-13, 2020.

Levis, A., Shechner, Y., Loveridge, J., Davis, A., Di Girolamo, L., “Multi-view polarimetric scattering tomography and three-dimensional retrieval of cloud microphysics.”, MISR Science Team Meeting, Pasadena, CA., February 12-13, 2020.

Mitra, A., Di Girolamo, L., Hong, Y., Mueller, K., “Comparison of nearly coincident cloud top heights from MISR, Terra-MODIS and ISS-CATS.”, MISR Science Team Meeting, Pasadena, CA., February 12-13, 2020.

 
 
 

Awards and Activities
 

Steve Nesbitt will co-chair the 2021 AMS Annual Meeting symposium entitled, "Mesoscale Processes Across Scales: Engaging with Communities in the Physical and Social Sciences".

Sonia Lasher-Trapp received the 2019-2020 LAS Dean's Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

 
 
 

Outreach Activities
 

On February 6, DAS students helped support the NASA IMPACTS field campaign with radiosondes and MRR observations.

 
 
 

Announcements
 

The NASA GPM Cal/Val and Algorithm Symposium is March 24-26, 2020, at the University of Colorado -Boulder. More information: https://www.colorado.edu/event/calval2020

 

David Charles Keeling Lecture – KEELING 2020

Co-sponsored by ISEE and the Department of Atmospheric Sciences

Monday, April 20 at 4:00 p.m in 2079 NHB.

Dr. Katherine Hayhoe, Atmospheric Scientist and Professor of political science at Texas Tech University and Director, Climate Science Center.

 

OGURA EVENTS:

The Department of Atmospheric Sciences Distinguished Annual Ogura Lecture Series

Tuesday, April 21 at 3:30 p.m in 2079 NHB (lecture hall).

Dr. Norman Loeb, NASA Langley Research Center

“Tracking and Understanding Earth’s Energy Budget and Climate”

1301 W Green St, Urbana

Ogura Banquet

Program and Award Banquet to follow lecture.

Held in the Electrical & Computer Engineering Building, Room 3002

306 N Wright St, Urbana

Registration and more information will be coming soon!

All Atmos Faculty, Graduate and Undergrads Students, Academic Professionals and Staff Invited to Attend

 

 
 
 

Seminar Schedule
 

2/25 -  Erwan Monier

3/3 -   Micheal Sessa

3/10 - Kara Sulia

3/24 - Troy Zaremba

3/31 - Luke Allen

 
 
 

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